The University of Louisville Softball Season Report

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The game of softball began in 1887 by a group of young men listening to a Yale Harvard football. A boxing glove was used as the first ball, and the game has evolved from there. The NCAA began sponsoring the sport in 1910 and now has over 600 schools from division I to division III fielding teams. This game was developed just for women only. It has since become the equivalent of baseball. The Women’s College World Series began in 1982 and has only grown since.

The University of Louisville softball program has not been around long, but it has been highly successful in its short time. In their inaugural 2001 season the Cardinals exceeded everyone’s expectations. They finished the year with a 25-17 record. Since their beginning they have kept a tradition of winning. The Cardinals have turned in 12 straight winning seasons. As a program they have finished…

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